Hannah Denham

Times Staff Writer

Hannah Denham is a 2018 summer intern for the Tampa Bay Times.

St. Petersburg tries new strategy to target early education in Midtown

There are 136 early childhood education facilities within the CRA district in St. Petersburg, which make up the majority of local businesses. [PAUL ALEXANDER | Times graphic]
ST. PETERSBURG In Florida, preschool can cost more than college tuition. This seems backward, considering that many scholars and teachers see the impact of early childhood education as the..

St. Petersburg ranks No. 39 in U.S. for affordable living, study says

St. Petersburg beats the national averages for homeownership affordability, according to a new SmartAsset study. Pictured is the St. Petersburg skyline in 2016. [SCOTT KEELER | Times, 2016]
ST. PETERSBURG — St. Petersburg is beating the national averages on affordable homeownership, according to a

SunPass users with overdraft fees can now request reimbursement

Cars pass through the Sun Pass and change provided toll lanes at the Sunshine Skyway Bridge toll booth plaza in St. Petersburg. [EVE EDELHEIT | Times]
If you’re a SunPass user and you’ve seen overdraft fees on your account, you can now ask for that money back.Florida Department Transportation spokesman Ed Seifert announced today that...

Wells Fargo to close two Pinellas County banks as part of nationwide closure

Wells Fargo will close two of its locations in Pinellas County this year. [CHERIE DIEZ | Times file, 2017]
Wells Fargo will close two of its branches in Pinellas County as part of a nationwide closure that reflects a continued shift toward online banking.The two branches — one in Redington...

State launches investigation, assesses $800,000 in damages against SunPass contractor

Florida Department of Transportation officials announced today that they are assessing nearly $800,000 in damages against the SunPass contractor responsible for the state's tolling chaos now in its third month. [WILL VRAGOVIC | Times file, 2015]
After months of inaction, Florida Department of Transportation officials announced today that they are assessing nearly $800,000 in damages against the SunPass contractor responsible for the...